Skin Care Library

Learn about the best ingredients for your Baumann Skin Type® on the Skin Care library.

When to Use Retinol and When Not To Use Retinol

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 11, 2024

This article discusses how to know if you should use retinol or not. If you cannot use retinol, we give a list of retinol alternatives to treat acne, wrinkles and dark spots on the skin.

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Sunscreen Safety: Is SPF Bad for You?

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 10, 2024

Is sunscreen bad for me? A dermatologist's perspective on the safety of sunscreens, including a list of potentially harmful ingredients. While some concerns exist, the benefits of using sunscreen to prevent skin cancer and aging outweigh the risks. Consult our list of bad sunscreens to make informed choices.

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The Science of Ginseng in Skin Care Products

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 08, 2024

Ginseng is an antioxidant with moisturizing and anti-inflammatory capabilities. Find out how this ingredient works, and whether it's right for your Baumann Skin Type here!

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Dermatologist Advice on How To Treat Rosacea

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 07, 2024

Learn about how to treat rosacea with skincare. This article discusses different soothing ingredients used in rosacea products and examines how effective they are at treating rosacea. Discover which ingredients, such as coconut oil, argan oil, jojoba, niacinamide, caffeine, and azelaic acid, can help calm inflammation and reduce redness. The article also explores the role of gentle, fragrance-free products and mineral-based sunscreens in managing rosacea symptoms. Find out how these skincare solutions can be combined to effectively control rosacea flare-ups and improve skin comfort for those with mild, moderate, or severe cases.

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The Science of Rice and Rice Water for Skin

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 02, 2024

Rice and Rice water are interesting antioxidant ingredients with many uses in skin care. Find out if these versatile, natural ingredients are right for your skin type in this scientific analysis!

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Rosacea Acne: Papulopustular Rosacea

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 01, 2024

Papulopustular rosacea (PPR) is a common inflammatory skin condition characterized by the presence of papules and pustules on the central face. This article explores the role of Demodex mites in the development of PPR and provides insights into the differences between acne and rosacea pimples.

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Cosmetic Skin Care Ingredients Dictionary

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 29, 2024

The main categories of skincare cosmetic ingredients can be found in this cosmeceutical skin care ingredient dictionary. There is a list of cosmetic ingredients to click and learn more. Cosmetic ingredients are divided into categories based on their skin benefits.

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How Drinking Water Effects Skin Hydration

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 25, 2024

A hot topic in skin care today is whether drinking water increasing your skin's hydration. It turns out, the answer is both yes and no depending on your skin type. Get the facts on how drinking water changes skin moisture!

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By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 24, 2024

How do you know if you have rosacea? This blog discusses the signs and symptoms of rosacea and the causes. Learn about Demodex mites, hormones, the microbiome and triggers for rosacea. Get a list of cosmetic ingredient to avoid if you have rosacea type sensitive skin.

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The Science of Dimethicone in Skin Care

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 21, 2024

Dimethicone is a silicone based ingredient that used to be prized for its texture enhancing properties in skin care. Despite its widespread use and popularity, concerns...

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Retinol Before and After Pictures

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 21, 2024

Retinoids are the best antiaging ingredients. This article shows before and after pictures of people who have used retinoids to treat skin aging.

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Take the Skin Type Test Again

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 19, 2024

Retake the skin type test every 120 days or when the seasons change. Your Baumann Skin Type will improve if you use the correct products- so retake the quiz and update your routine. If the seasons change, you become pregnant, or you start taking hormones- retake the skin type test.

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